ISSN: 1075-4644

Global Survey Vol. 46 No. 481/5I   September 2016

 

TITLES OF SELECTED TREATIES, AGREEMENTS,

DECLARATIONS, AND STATEMENTS

(Date of Signing)

9th Updated Edition

 

African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance, 15 February 2012, African Union (AU)

African Nuclear-Weapon-Free-Zone Zone (Treaty of Pelindaba), 11 April 1996.

Agreement on Sub-Regional Arms Control (Florence Agreement), 1996

Amazon Cooperation Treaty 3 July 1978.

Antarctic Treaty 1 December 1959.

Arab Charter on Human Rights, 22 May 2004, League of Arab States.

 

Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), 1 March 2006.

Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) 10 September 1996, UN General Assembly.

Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Maritime Navigation (SUA Convention), 1988.

Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions (Anti-Bribery Convention), 15 February 1999, OECD.

Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material and Nuclear Facilities, 1980.

Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons which may be Deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to have Indiscriminate Effects ('Inhumane Weapons' Convention/CCW Convention), 1981.

Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Genocide Convention), 1948.

Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction (Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention/BTWC), 10 April 1972.

Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction (Chemical Weapons Convention/CWC), 13 January 1993.

Convention on the Prohibition of Military or Any Other Hostile Use of Environmental Modification Techniques (Enmod Convention), 1977.

Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines (APM) and on their Destruction (Ottawa Convention), 3-4 December 1997 and 5 December 1997.

Cotonou Agreement 23 June 2000, succeeding Lomé Agreement which expired on 29 February 2000.

Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity Act of 1996 (Helms-Burton Act) (US legislation).

 

Dayton Accord 14 December 1995.

Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 13 September 2007, UN General Assembly.

Desertification Convention: United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa 14 December 1994.

 

ECOWAS Convention on Small Arms, Light Weapons, their Ammunition and Other Related Materials, 2006

European Social Charter, 3 May 1996, Council of Europe.

European Union:

            Treaty of Paris [establishing the European Coal and Steel Community or ECSC], 18 April      1951.

            Treaties of Rome [establishing the European Economic Community or EEC and the   European Atomic Energy Community or EURATOM], 25 March 1957.

            Maastricht Treaty, 7 February 1992, European Community (EC).

            Amsterdam Treaty: Treaty of Amsterdam, 17 June 1997, European Union.

            Nice Treaty, 9 December 2000, European Union (EU).

            Treaty of Lisbon, 13 December 2007, European Union (EU).

            European Stability Mechanism (ESM) Treaty, 2 February 2012.

 

Geneva Convention (III) Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War 12 August 1949 and 8 June 1977.

Geneva Convention (IV) Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War 21 October 1950.

Protocol I Additional to the 1949 Geneva Conventions, and Relating to the Protection of Victims of International Armed Conflicts, 1977

Protocol II Additional to the 1949 Geneva Conventions, and Relating to the Protection of

Victims of Non-International Armed Conflicts, 1977

Geneva Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and the Bacteriological Methods of Warfare, 1925.

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), 30 October 1947 (incorporated in the World Trade Organization on 1 January 1995).

 

Inter-American Convention Against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms,

Ammunition, Explosives, and Other Related Materials, 1997

Inter-American Convention on Transparency in Conventional Weapons Acquisitions, 1999.

Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (TIAR), 2 September 1947.

Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance Between the United States of America and other American Republics (Rio Treaty), 2 September 1947.

 

Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), 14 July 2015 (To safeguard peaceful Iranian nuclear program).

 

Minsk II Agreements, 12 February 2015.

Minsk (I) Protocol, 5 September 2014.

Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer 16 September 1987.

 

Nile Basin Treaty of 1929.

North Atlantic Treaty, 4 April 1949.

 

Oslo Accord, August 1993, Israel, Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).

            Declaration of Principles (DOP), 13 September 1993, Israel, Palestine Liberation        Organization (PLO).

 

Pacific Island Countries’ Trade Agreement (PICTA) of 2002.

Paris Agreements on the Western European Union (WEU), 23 October 1954.

 

River Plate Basin Treaty, 23 April 1969.

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), 17 July 1998.

 

South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty (Treaty of Rarotonga), 6 August 1985.

 

Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapon Tests in the Atmosphere, in Outer Space and Under Water (Partial Test-Ban Treaty/PTBT), 1963

Treaty for Collaboration in Economic Social and Cultural Matters and for Collective Self-Defense (Brussels Treaty), 17 March 1948

Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Central Asia (Treaty of Tashkent), 9 February 2005.

Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (Treaty of Tlateloco), 14 February 1967.

Treaty of Peace with Japan (San Francisco Peace Treaty), 8 September 1951, Allied Powers and Japan.

Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE Treaty), 19 November 1990.

Treaty on Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone in Central Asia (Treaty of Semipalatinsk), 8 September 2006.

Treaty on the Elimination of Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles Treaty (INF Treaty), 8 December 1987.

Treaty on the Prohibition of the Emplacement of Nuclear Weapons and other Weapons of Mass Destruction on the Seabed and the Ocean Floor and in the Subsoil thereof (Seabed Treaty), 1971.

Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, Including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies (Outer Space Treaty), 1967.

Treaty on the Eurasian Economic Union, 29 May 2014.

Treaty on the Limitation of Anti-Ballistic Missile Systems between the United States and the USSR (ABM Treaty), 26 May 1972.

Treaty on the Limitation of Underground Nuclear Weapon Tests (Threshold Test-Ban Treaty/ TTBT), 1974

Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (Non-Proliferation Treaty/NPT), 1 July 1968.

Treaty on the Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms (START I Treaty), 31 July 1991, USA and USSR.

Treaty on Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms (START II Treaty), 3 January 1993, Russia and USA.

Treaty on Open Skies, 24 March 1992.

Treaty on Strategic Offensive Reductions (SORT Treaty), 24 May 2002, USA and Russian Federation.

Treaty on the Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms (START III Treaty [New START Treaty], 5 February 2011, Russia and USA

Treaty on the Southeast Asia Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone (Treaty of Bangkok/SEANWFZ), 15 December 1995.

Treaty on Underground Nuclear Explosions for Peaceful Purposes (Peaceful Nuclear Explosions Treaty/PNET), 1976.

 

UN Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), 2 April 2013.

UN Charter: Charter of the United Nations, 26 June 1945.

UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC Convention), 29 September 2003.

            Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air, 12 December 2000.

UN Convention against Corruption, 9 December 2003.

UN Convention against Torture (UNCAT), 10 December 1984.

UN Convention for the Protection of all Persons from Enforced Disappearances, 6 February 2007.

UN Convention on Biological Diversity 5 June 1992.

UN Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM), 3 December 2008.

UN Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Weapons Which May be Deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to have Indiscriminate Effects, 10 October 1980.

UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (Law of the Sea/LOS), 10 December 1982.

UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Genocide Convention), 9 December 1948.

UN Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction (Ottawa Convention/APM), 3-5 December 1997.

UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (Framework Convention on Climate Change/ FCCC), 9 May 1992.

            Kyoto Protocol to the FCCC, 11 December 1997, United Nations.

UN International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), 16 December 1966.

UN International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), 16 December 1967.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 20 December 1948, UN General Assembly.

 

Vienna Documents 1990, 1992 and 1994 on Confidence- and Security-Building Measures, 28 November 1994.

 

Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls for Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies, 12 July 1996.

 

Note

# not in force

 

Completion: Includes information dated 30 August 2016 or earlier. Completed in September 2016.

 

(Replacing Titles of Treaties, International Organizations, Global Survey Vol. 45 No. 5H, December 2015.)

 

(Replacing Titles of Treaties, Agreements, Declarations, and Statements, The International Observer, Vol. 35, No. 549, March 2016, pp. 7348-7350.)

R1642

 

 

 

Published by The International Observer of Washington DC USA